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Ubuntu is a computer operating system based on the Debian Linux distribution and distributed as free and open source software, using its own desktop environment.

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Python GDAL package missing header file when installing via pip

I asked this question on Stack Overflow before I realised this site existed. As this site it more appropriate, I'll ask it here too. I'm trying to install gdal from pip pip install gdal inside a ...
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Installing latest QGIS version on Ubuntu? [closed]

I am relatively new to Linux, so can you indicate the exact commands (step-by-step) that I need to type to get the latest QGIS installed on Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow the instructions ...
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How to create svg symbols that have modifiable fill color, stroke color and stroke width?

I want to create some svg symbols for Qgis using Inkscape, those symbols must have attributes as described in the question. For the last two days, I have been experimenting as instructed by Sourcepole ...
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Install QGIS 2.14 Essen on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

I'm having trouble installing QGIS on Xenial. `debian` release When I try using the debian release (i.e. without ubuntugis dependencies) I get the following errors (please note there is no xenial ...
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Installing QGIS on Ubuntu?

Has anyone had any luck with getting QGIS working on Ubuntu 12.04? I have tried the stable and unstable versions and with not luck. I also get the following: "Some packages could not be installed. ...
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How can I enable Shapefile GUI Loader in pgadmin3?

I have installed PostgreSQL 9.1 with PostGIS 1.5.3 on Ubuntu 11.10. I also installed pgadmin3 1.14.0-beta1, following this instructions. If I remember correctly, when I installed PostGIS on Windows ...
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Migrating to Linux from Windows

I am looking at switching over a computer from Windows to Ubuntu. I have been a Windows user all my life and been using GIS for over a decade. I am curious about the migration to Ubuntu. Mostly, ...
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Repairing broken GDAL and PROJ.4 on Ubuntu?

I solved the library problem, but others remain, only vaguely related to that of PROJ.4 library not loaded. I asked a follow-up question for these. My GDAL package and PROJ.4 library are damaged, ...
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Spatially enabled Postgres database

I am trying to create a spatially enabled PostGIS database. I am following the PostGIS documentation, http://postgis.net/docs/manual-1.5/ch02.html#id2648455. In the short version, i executed, ...
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QGIS fails to load

I installed some python libraries using pip (pandas, scipy, simplekml) and ever since every time I try to load QGIS I get this error: Warning: loading of qgis translation failed [/usr/share/qgis/...
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Is ArcGIS available on Ubuntu?

Is ESRI's ArcGIS platform of programs available on Ubuntu? I love open source and if I could I would love to try and migrate to this open source OS.
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I have not found shp2pgsql in postgis installation

I have been installed postgis following this guide. All is OK. SELECT postgis_full_version(); "POSTGIS="2.1.7 r13414" GEOS="3.4.2-CAPI-1.8.2 r3921" PROJ="Rel. 4.8.0, 6 March 2012" GDAL="GDAL 1.10.1, ...
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Installing ECW for QGIS in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have followed various online help guides on how to make ecw for QGIS 1.8 work in Ubuntu 12.04. I had it all working in Ubuntu 10.04 but since migration to 12.04 no such luck. Is there a guide that ...
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Installing QGIS 3 on Ubuntu?

QGIS 3.0 is released. However, in the download page, there does not seem to be an entry (for Ubuntu (16.04) at least): Latest Release 2.18.x Las Palmas (new LTR) https://qgis.org/...
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How to connect Qgis with pycharm in Ubuntu OS

I have just started using pycharm with qgis but could not connect both of them. Pycharm always stays in a state of "waiting for connection". Most the tutorials available points to the windows but I am ...
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Cannot run Grass algorithms in QGIS 2.18 on Ubuntu 16.04

I have QGIS and GRASS installed through the UbuntuGIS repositories. If I try to execute any GRASS 6 or 7 algorithm I get the following error message: "This algorithm cannot be run :-( It seems that ...
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Install PostGIS and TIGER Data in Ubuntu 12.04

Could someone write a brief albeit dumbed down idiot's guide to installing postgis and loading national Tiger data on ubuntu? I've tried a few guides, namely, http://wiki.bitnami.com/@api/deki/pages/...
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Building FGDB support for GDAL 1.10 on Ubuntu

Because data.gc.ca is now distributing some of its data in FGDB format (example: Plant Hardiness Zones), I would like to be able to use it with gdal/QGIS. The compile/install is not going as planned, ...
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Opening File Geodatabase in QGIS for Ubuntu?

So far I have found instructions on stack exchange but they are for windows. And so far the information I have found is for windows. I currently have Ubuntu 13.04 Raring tail. I am using qgis 1.8. I ...
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Cannot add plugins to QGIS on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric

I have installed Qgis on ubuntu. it works fine but I am not getting option to add new plugins only option to manage plugins is available. Please help
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gdal2tiles.py gives ERROR 6 about EPSG:900913 on fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. I installed gdal with sudo apt-get install gdal-bin python-gdal. After this I have: GDAL 1.10.1 released 2013/08/26. I am trying to tile the weather radar ...
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QGIS Server doesn't render any fonts on Ubuntu 16.04

I just updated qgis-server package to latest 3.2.x from Ubuntugis repository (ubuntugis-unstable) and everything works fine - but font rendering. All labels on tiles, legend and print templates show ...
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PostGIS non functional on Ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to create the PostGIS extension on new databases in Ubuntu 14.04: $ psql pg_testing -c "create extension postgis" ERROR: could not load library "/usr/lib/postgresql/9.3/lib/postgis-2.1....
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How to configure QGIS and SAGA on Ubuntu (12.04 and others)?

During the past weeks, I have tried QGIS to recognize SAGA via the processing toolbox, both being installed from the ubuntugis-unstable repository. I have tried this on several virtual ubuntu ...
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How to install QGIS-3 (2.99) on Ubuntu 17.10?

I tried to install QGIS 3 (2.99) on LUbuntu 17.10, but run into errors. I tried to follow/adapt the instructions on QGIS website. If I add artful entries to /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://ppa....
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Installing Postgis on Ubuntu 12.04: unmet dependencies libgdal1

After sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.1-postgis I got that massage: The following packages have unmet dependencies: postgresql-9.1-postgis : Depends: libgdal1 (>= 1.9.0) but it is not going to ...
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Installing SAGA GIS 2.1

I am using QGIS 1.9 master with Ubuntu 13.04. I tried to use the SAGA hydrology tools in sextante today and it said they did not appeared to be installed. I checked and sure enough SAGA was indeed ...
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Upgrading from Qgis 2.4 to 2.12 on Ubuntu 15.04

This should be a simple question. On Ubuntu 15.04 how can I get Qgis upgraded from 2.4 to 2.12?
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Unable to get python-qgis-common on Kubuntu 14.04

just upgraded my Kubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS and lost all plugins. Found out that "python-qgis-common" is not installed. Tried to install it but was told that it depends on "sip-api-10.1" which ...
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Geting and installing latest version of QGIS in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'd like to get the latest 64-bit dev build of QGIS on my Ubuntu setup. How exactly do I go about it? I assume it's some kind of arcane terminal command.
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Memory considerations for cloud based GeoStack

Some time ago I asked about hardware considerations of cloud based GeoStack implementation. As a follow up to this question There are some good pointers in related question already, but they mainly ...
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Installing pgRouting on Ubuntu Lucid?

Here are the steps i did: Added ppa to repository sources in synaptic marked all pgrouting for postgres 8.4 apply (everything was ok) restarted postgres But, i just tried a simple function ...
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How to compile QGIS with GRASS on Ubuntu?

I am on Ubuntu building qgis with grass plugin. I have build grass code separately and used --prefix to provide the path GRASS_PREFIX is /usr/local/grass-6.4.2 and GRASS_INCLUDE_DIR is /usr/local/...
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SLD encoding in GeoSever on Ubuntu

I am facing a challenge with the encoding in my SLD file in GeoServer on a Ubuntu server. When I create a SLD file containing the danish letters æ, ø, å in the GeoServer web interface like this filter:...
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Why can't I add most plugins under Ubuntu 12.04?

I loaded QGIS into 12.04 with much trouble but it works. Although I do not seem to be able to load most plugins. I go to fetch plugins and most are not loaded so I try to load some and they will not ...
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Where is QGIS installation path in Ubuntu

I can't find the QGIS installation path in ubuntu 12.10
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Problem loading vector layer (pyQGIS)

I've installed the qgis on ubuntu 12.04 following the instructions on http://hub.qgis.org/projects/quantum-gis/wiki/Download. I am trying to test the Python API and try to do the follwoing from qgis....
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QGIS LTS broken in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently did an sudo apt dist-upgrade on two Ubuntu 16.04 computers. I didn't pay especially close attention to the messages and now QGIS is gone. So I do sudo apt install qgis and I get qgis : ...
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Installing qgis 2.0 and saga 2.1 on ubuntu 13.04

I have been trying to get this working for a few weeks now. I am trying to install QGIS Dufor (2.0.1) and Saga GIS from the Unstable branch of the UbuntuGIS PPA. When I attempt to do this I get the ...
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Install PostGIS on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install PostGIS on Ubuntu 12.04 and I think everything is installed correctly except for postgresql. I followed this post. I get the following error and nothing I do seems to satisfy ...
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Unable to install ‘sf’ R package on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I'm not able to install sf R package on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I tried install.packages("sf") as well as devtools::install_github("r-spatial/sf") after running sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/...
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Installing QGIS with GRASS plugin on Ubuntu?

I already tried to install QGIS 2.8.3 using the procedure described on: http://www.qgis.org/en/site/forusers/alldownloads.html#debian-ubunt, but grass-plugin do not compare on plugin list! I tried ...
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Problems installing QGIS 2.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

After major upgrade to 14.04 I tried to purge and reinstall QGIS. Unfortunately I get and error (full listing below) and cannot finish clean installation. Information in the log points errors to ...
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Where to find a version of libgeos-c1 compatible with libgeos-3.5.0?

This morning a number of Python scripts stopped functioning after a system upgrade. libgdal is no longer available, resulting in the following exception: ImportError: libgdal.so.1: cannot open shared ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 on Ubuntu or CentOS?

I know Solaris is on the way out with 10.1 I also know that v10 is only supported on 32bit flavours of RedHat & SUSE. What I do want to know, has anyone had any luck installing it on either ...
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Problem getting SAGA activated in Ubuntu QGIS 2.18.2

By some reason SAGA does not appear into Processing Toolbox list although I have checked it to be active. See screen capture. What could be the problem? QGIS vesion is 2.18.2 and OS is Ubuntu 16.04 (...
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How to access qgis, postgis, etc in ubuntu through Amazon AWS

I'm new to programming; however i have been able to read and research the programs i need to set-up for a GIS system. I chose to use Geoserver (as WMS) Postgresql, postgis, Qgis and Openlayers. I am ...
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How to install shapely on Ubuntu 12.10

I have tried to install shapely on Ubuntu 12.10. Therefore I installed libgeos-c1, pip and shapely with $ pip install Shapely. The shapely files are now in /home/user/build/Shapely. When I try to ...
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Unable to install ECW support on lubuntu 14.04

I try unsuccessfully to install the ECW support (mainly to use ECW file in QGIS 2.2). We attempt to follow and adapt the howto provided by makina-corpus. My first supprise was the repository ...
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spatialite - azimuth function not available

I am working with last spatialite versions on both Windows (7) and Ubuntu (13.10). I installed these from reference spatialite website. For both, version that I downloaded is 4.1.1 (nevertheless in ...